ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Early auction at 9:00 a.m. & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Fri., April 14, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call to be sure. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Newcastle, Pemaquid & Wiscasset, Me. etc., together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there.
EARLY FURNITURE: Mahg. 2 dwr. Sheraton stand, 2 dwr. blanket chest ptd. red, D/t pine dome top Immigrants trunk, Hepp. Pembroke d/l tbl., Hepp. tapered leg stand, Windsor highchr., Paint dec. chr., Pine 2 dwr. blanket chest in red, 6 dwr. Empire chest, 6 board blanket box, 18th cent. candle stand, Ant. pine tbl. tops & door, Ladder back rocker, Rope bed, l dwr. stand w/bootjack ends, Ant. pine open corner cupboard w/raised panel door below, Gilt Sheraton ½ column mirrors, Pine dresser top 1 dwr. shaving mirror, Empire mirror.
VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: 93” h. Vic. bookcase w/paneled door & glass door top, Vic. brass bed, Set 4 oak dining chrs., Vic. walnut parlor stand, Ant. grain dec. church pews inc.:(lots of 3 & 4 7’4 long w/blk. walnut trim & cushions-Lot of 4 ptd. white, 7 hymnal racks), Walnut d/l tbl., 4 grain ptd. chrs., Mahg. uph. armchr. w/satinwood urn inlay, Fancy mahg. chr. w/needlepoint, Vic. spool stand, Vic. walnut commode w/candle shelves, Pine cab. w/sliding doors, Ant. trunk, Wall shelf w/shell carv. back, Oak caned nursing rocker, l dwr. stand, Oak commode w/towel bar, Pine washstand, 2 walnut uph. chrs. inc. cathedral, Oak uph. top stool, 1 dwr. washstand, Stick & ball chr., Mahg. piano chr., Porch rockers, Ant. Singer sew. mach. case, 2 pressed back chrs., Ice cream chr. & more.
CUSTOM & VINT. ETC. FURN.: Oriental 7 dwr. cabinet w/dbl. doors, Mid. cent. mod. Danish lift top sewing stand w/Uitze label, Paine Furn. oak 1 dwr. d/l server, Pr. of mid cent. mod. Danish style armchrs., Mahg. dbl. bank flat top desk, Two mahg. Empire style 3 over 2 dwr. dressers w/mirrors, 2 dwr. Empire style vanity w/mirror, Hepp. style 3 dwr. chest, Mahg. Chipp. style tilt top stand w/shell inlay, Q. Anne shav. mirror, 2 mahg. 4 poster beds, Pr. beige uph. armchrs. w/turned legs, Set 5 office style armchrs., 2 tier mahg. stand, Mahg. & maple mirrors, 4 dwr. chest, Step-back cupboard, Fancy wall mirror, Pine settle, Wicker armchr. & rd. stand, Mirror w/bird prints, Ptd. pine dbl. glass door display cab., Saddle seat stool & more.
ACCESSORIES: 6’ shoe foot herb rack in old gray, Lg. 4’7 w. ant. wooden 5 tier factory shoe rack, Iron owl andirons w/glass eyes, Ant. polychrome ptd. tin bird cage, Heavy ptd. iron mag. rack, Orient. jade & enam. hand mirror, Ant. R.R. signal lantern & brass torch, 12 hole tin candle mold, Carv. & scrimmed. Orient. box w/cat, Iron:(Sad irons, Teapot, Kettles, Muffin pan etc.), Fine woven mini. sgn. Artisan basket w/wood base & handle, Spun brass bucket w/iron hand., Metal milk carriers w/Maine bottles & crate w/24 assort. Me. bottles & many more, Mahg. 7 dwr. spice cabinet, Iron apple tree doorstop, Natural wooden vase w/bark, Iron wall plaq. “County Fire Office”, Baskets: (Curly cue, Splint, Coil, Indian etc.), Agate kettles, Iron wall coat rack w/Lovebirds, Dbl. Marseille “Queen Eliz.” Bates bedspread, Lap desk, Brass push-up c/sticks etc., Box w/shell inlay, Bronze of whale & calf, D/t Orient. document box, Pewter teapots etc., Wooden yarn winder, 24 vint. license plates, Wooden chopping bowl, Esquire shoe shine box & contents, Tin food molds, Parasol w/silv. branch handle, Iron ½ moon grate w/dolphins, Butter stamp, Whale & dolphin sculptures, Iron 25¢ “Shave & Haircut” hat rack, Galvanized tub/coal hod etc., 2 ant. oil bottles w/1 spout, Orient. embroid. robe, Indian items inc. Kachina etc., Thimble collec. in silver/brass etc., Deco floor ashtray, Elephant stone bookends, Am. flag quilted pc., Vic. velvet/silk quilts & others, Metal lawn Flamingos etc., Baseball cards, Cement dog & bunny, Carv. set & more. Decoys: Sgn. Capt. Harry Jobes Red Head drake, Loon by J. Dan Vaughan, Folk art carv./ptd. shorebird, Teal & shorebird.
GLASS & CHINA: 6 pcs. Rose Medallion inc. cov. dish etc., 18” dia. mod. art glass vase on metal base, Mercury glass skull vase, Cut glass bowls etc., 23 pc. lot of Wedgwood Jasperware inc. clock/cov. boxes/ pitcher etc. & other sm. lots, 2 Lladro figs inc. 8 ½” girl w/ducks & hen, Waterford pitcher & ashtray, 12 Maine milk bottles inc. Jackman Station/Beechwood farm etc., Royal Doulton figs. “Elegance”/”Rose/”Belle”/”Tinkle Bell”etc., Wedgwood pitcher w/ship “Wyoming”, Majolica plate w/ferns & flowers, 15 pcs. Quimper, Bird figs. inc. Royal Crown Derby, 4 Gouda vases, 3 sgn. art glass pcs. inc.: Holmegaard bowl etc., 7 bl./wh. souv. plates inc. “Providence” etc., Belleek creamer/vases etc., Orient. vase w/birds, Stoneware jug w/bl. grape & leaf dec., Orient. bl./wh. ginger jar & vase, Crystal pitcher/Waterford bowl/decanter etc., Candlewick punch bowl w/under plate & cups, 3 blown glass figs. of rabbit & birds, 8 pcs.amethyst flashed/cut stemware, Glass cake stand, , Hummel, Crystal ewer, J&G Meakin dishes, Lots of early china (very as is) inc. Orient. export/Staff. etc., Blown art glass gourd, Blown glass octopus/frog etc., China c/saucers inc. Limoges w/lady etc., Misc. Fiesta/Nippon etc., Bean pot & crock, Jug, Art pott. tiles inc. Weller “Coppertone”, 18th c. bowl & plate etc. as is, Art Deco glass vase, Glass paperweight, New lighthouse design dish sets (64 pcs.), Br./wh. “Fairwinds” nautical china & more.
PAINTINGS : O/c of 3 masted sailing ship in fancy frame, W/c of church, W/c of winter forest scene, Sgn. w/c of sheep resting under tree, W/c’s by Harriet Smith inc. children by docks in Booth. Hrb., O/c of flowers in vase 11 ½”x 15 ½”, F. Rockwell of Old Salt, W/c of cathedral by W. Steinlieber, Lg. w/c of Euro. st. sgn. R. Marmaioli, Ant. o/b of birds, Sgn. fruit basket theorem, O/c Old Salt by Nimmo, O/c path by pond, O/c of Renoirs girl w/watering can, O/b folk art “Husking Bee” by Grace Gordon, W/c of dog sitting in chr. & more.
PRINTS: Lg. Jamie Wyeth “Fog Bound Isl.”, Lmtd. ed. of pears by Gregory R. Moyer, 2 Hugh L. Mills etchings inc. a fair & “Across the River Washday”, 4 ant. etchings by Adrien Moreau & Daniel Hernandez, Silhouette of lobsterman, Flower,bird & beetle prints, Autumn & Loon sgn. Terry Redlin prints, “Raptor’s Watch” by Stephen Lyman, Sgn. print “Harbor” by Grant Dolge, Sgn. owl print by Robt. Bateman, David Maass Grouse, Moose & deer prints, Birds, Roland Clark & Lynn B. Hunt duck prints, Ship prints, 5 sgn. prints by Robt. Bateman/Yves B. Morton etc., C. & Ives “The Snow Storm”, Ant. print of lady w/embroidered flowers, Contemp. map “Tartarie”, Goodrich tire , “The First Prayer in Congress”, 29 bird prints, Vic. oval walnut frame, Pemaquid Lighthouse, Portfolio “Am. Prim. Watercolors” & more.
STERLING SILVER: Georg Jensen knife/fork/spoon, 4 pc. mirror/compote & c/sticks, Lot w/bowl & butter pats etc., Mex. spatula, 7 pc. lot inc. Camden spoon w/rod & reel & shell bowl, Sm. handled compote, Gorham salt/peppers etc., Child’s creamer & bowl w/nursery rhyme figs., Lot w/6 ice cream forks etc., C/sticks & hd. mirror & brush set, Napkin rings & more, 4 c/sticks, Spoons & pickle forks etc.
Coin silver: 5 pcs. w/sm. ladle by J. Stevenson & shell spoons etc., Lg. spoon & spatula, 15 spoons inc. serv. etc. S.plated: Ant. engrav. Vic. fish servers in fitted case, 40 pc. Sheffield Eng. flatware in shell patt., Chalices, Teaset, Veg. dish, Silv. chest w/lg. ladle etc., Trophies.
JEWELRY: Gold: 2 lots of 4 10k rings inc. ruby etc., Lot 14k inc. pearl & enam. bar pin & bl. topaz bar pin etc., 4 pc. fancy ant. pin w/pearl drop & engrav. wedd. ring etc., Lot w/14k neck./rope brac./sailboat pin etc., 14k diamond bow design ring, 2 18k necks. w/coral & jade, 14k single pearl & dia. necklace, 5 10k pins inc. amethyst/garnet/pearl etc., 2 10k bangle bracs., 14k multi. color butterfly pend., Two 10k gold garnet/diamond rings, 14k gold channel set multi diamond wedding band w/12 graduated dias., 14k 20” herringbone neck., 9k tiger eye ring, 14k grad. woven 20” neck., 14k band etc., 10k bands & crosses.
Sterling jewelry: Brac. w/9 malachites, Brac. w/8 garnets, Cross w/11 ameths., Pin w/5 amber pcs., Poison ring w/garnet, Cross w/ameths. & bl. topaz, Lg. seashell pendant, 3 stone peridot pend., Ruby ring, Ring w/6 garnets, Garnet flower pend., 16 rings inc.: jade/garnets/onyx/marcasites etc., Amber pend., Pend. w/moonstone & garnets, Seahorse pin w/malachite etc., Lot pins/necks./ring etc.
Other jewelry: Carv. & scrimmed bone cat Inro, 32” & 24” garnet bead necks., Lg. Asian cuff brac. w/lapis, Fancy agate stone neck., 6 bakelite bangles, Jade pends. & beads, Stone bracs. inc. rose qrtz. & tiger eye etc., Faux amber bracs., Agate stone bracs., Necks. inc. lapis/tiger eye etc., 5 strands of fancy glass beads, Cloisonné bangles, Jade pend., Asian carv. bone pc. w/2 men, Garnet bead bangle, Lg. ring store display, Costume jewelry.
Watches: 14k 17j. Hamilton ladies wrist watch, 14k ladies Omega wrist watch, Scenic engrav. ladies Waltham h.c. lapel watch & slide chain w/pearl, Helbros “21 Invincible” wrist watch, Raymond Weil man’s wrist watch.
COINS: Morgan silv. dollars inc.: (1882-CC G.S.A., 1883-CC & 1884-CC G.S.A. unc., 1922, Lots of 10 & 8 etc.), Peace dollars inc. 1926-S & 1922, 8 ’64 Kenn. halves, Lot 22 coins inc. silv. $’s/cent’s with Masonic symbols/foreign etc., Ike $’s 1976-S PCGS etc., 5 silv. coins inc. S. Australia comm. $10 proof/4 ster. Bahamian proofs etc., 1941-S ¼$ PCGS ms64, Proof 1955 ½$, Tokens etc., 1893 Columbian Expo. ½$, $9.00 face in 90% silver U.S. coins inc. 1943 unc. quarter, 1966 Royal Mint 9 pc. Bahamian set etc., Foreign. Paper currency: 5 U.S. 1935 consec. #’d $1 bills, 1934 $10 U.S. Silver Certificate.
STAMPS: 3 albums of First Day covers w/gold designs inc. “Great Firsts in Aviation” etc.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Persians:(7’9x11’4, 3’2x5’4, 1’10x2’10), Pers. Mashad 6’6x9’6, Herez:( 7’10x10’, 4’2x6’1, 2’x2’9, 6’11x9’2), Pers. Hamadans: (4’1x9’1, 3’7x12’2, 3’3x9’5, 3’6x5’), Hamadans 4’x6’9 & 2’4x4’, Kazak 3’9x5’4, Turkoman 4’2x5’10, Kelim Yeti 3’10x6’, Bokhara 2’1x3’6, Belouchistan 2’9x4’7, Kazak design 2’2x5’9, 2’x6’, 2’2x4’1, Turkish 2’2x3’7, Chinese sculp. 4’6x6’6 Other rugs: Turkish loomed floral 5’3x7’3 & 2’2 x5’, Orient. style 2’9x3’9 & 3’1x4’5, Caucasian design 4’3x6’3, Navajo Yei rug 32”x30”, Floral hooked rug 4’11x3’, Italian loomed floral runner 2’2x8’,Wool hooked w/leaves 2’3x7’4, Navaho rug, Winchester Arms adv. rugs 4’4x3’1 & 2’6x1’6, Orient. bag & saddle bags.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: Plymouth Rock 3 & 4 dwr. maple chests, Sm. corner cupboard, Green naugahyde sofa/loveseat & easy chr., Pine entertainment center, Bamboo & rattan armchr., Pr. ladder-back chrs., Wooden stools, Open top cupboard w/paneled doors, Child size rock maple d/l tbl. or end tbl., Shark vac., 8 dwr. bureau, Maple Queen bed, Pine dbl. bank desk, Cutter & Buck stacking tbls., Wing chrs., Bassett Furn. mahg. 4 dwr. chest, Lawn chrs. & stands, Gas grill, Elec. fan, 3 dwr. metal file cab., 2 microwaves, Microwave cart, Twin box spring/mattress.
MUSICAL: African stringed instrument etc., 3 sm. wooden music boxes, Metal music stand.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Roman Patera handle circa. 1st. cent. a.d. in bronze w/wolf head, Iron & sheet metal Gabriel w/horn weathervane, Vint. Coca Cola cooler, 20” wooden carv./ptd. N.W. Coast style totem pole, Shadow box w/moths inc. “Atlas” etc., Wooden signs inc. “Ditty Box Antiques” etc., Mirrors made from windows, Papier mache “Man in the Moon” prop, 12 bxs. Harley & Indian motorcycles, Cant back wooden display case, Ox yoke & wiffle trees, Borden’s crate, Lot of galvanized chicken feeders, Show display shelves, Metal display rack, Metal sign “Emerq. Power Rev. Procedure”, Vint. tennis racqs., Lift top display case, Schwinn “Sting Ray” bike & Malibu “Shock Zone”, Flag poles & flags, Keystone projector, Fuchsite ore & foss. dinosaur bone etc., New sm. greenhouse, Telescope, Korean “Goodyear” sign.
LAMPS: Vint. brass 3 arm hang. lamp w/floral glass shades, Brass hanging lamp w/milk glass shade, Metal floor lamps, Fancy contemp. leaded glass hang. lamp, B&H brass oil lamp w/milk glass shade, Ant. balance scale made into lamp & a wooden mortar & pestle, Slag glass lamp, Mod. china tbl. lamps inc. green w/gold dec. etc., Box of clamp on lights, Oil lamps/shades/chimneys, Iron adj. floor lamps.
BOOKS: 7 vols. “Great Men & Famous Women” 1894 w/many portrait prints, 20 vint. “Life” mags. 1940’s & 50’s Jackie Robinson etc., Lot w/Me. books /T. B. Mosher books & 1779 “Gents. Almanac”, Ant. ref. books, Cookbooks, Box of Oriental related books inc. “Imperial Woman” by Pearl S. Buck etc., Lot w/”Gone With the Wind” 1940 & U.S. 1916 fold. map etc., 28 vint. comics inc. 25¢ “Superman” etc.
TOOLS: Stanley Stainless steel wet/dry 4 gal. vac., 3 tool boxes & tools, New Cal-Hawk 4 pc. 15’ ratchet tie downs, Hand tools, 2 metal wheel barrows, 19 “The Writing Toolbox” kits w/bits, 20’/9’ & 5’ alum. ladders & step one, Scythes, Gas weed whacker & Homelite gas chainsaw, Gas & elec. chainsaws, Dremel saber saw, 4 wooden saw horses, Extension cords, 10x30 tarps, Milwaukee dolly, Fire extinguisher, Metal clamps, Jig saw, 100’exten. cord & reel, Ant. oak tool box w/wood plane etc., Hand tools etc.
WEAPONS: Guns: Winchester mod. 60A 22 cal. bolt act. rifle, Forehand & Wadsworth 16 ga. shotgun, Higgins mod 103.18 22 cal. bolt act. rifle, Replica Blunderbuss.
Knives & Swords: Replica Civil War officer’s sword, Sword cane w/cobra head, Ant. Kris dagger, Survival knife, “Am. Angler” elec. filet knife. Other: Purple Heart etc., Military buttons & pins etc., 273 rds. 22L.R. ammo.
MARINE: Seth Thomas 2 pc. brass ship’s clock & barometer on wood base, Metal 18”gun boat model, Sailboat model, Sailboat model of “America” 31”, Life vests & cushions, Zebco fish. rod & reel, Cased ship “Charles W. Morgan” by Johnson, Shell wall mirror, Lot w/clam hods/fish. floats etc., Fish. poles & camp chrs., Tackle box & lures.
CHILDREN’S: 22” wood work. pond sailboat etc., Vint. stenciled sled, Disney’s Bambi rocking horse, Jar of marbles, Doll house, Sm. ant. school desk, “Bristol Britannia Airliner” in orig. box & Dinky P-51 fighter plane, Match Box & Dinky toys, 24 mini. John Deere tractors & watch, 24 speed
ladies bike, Board games., Lot of lead soldiers inc. British etc.
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We are one of the largest, top paying buyers in the State of Maine, for gold, silver & bullion etc. Buying Gold: U.S. & foreign coins, ingots & bars, dental gold, all 10k-14k & 18k gold, class rings, wedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, pocket & wrist watches, any broken gold jewelry, platinum etc. Buying Silver: Sterling items any condition, ster. flatware, jewelry, vases, bowls, c/sticks, ingots, bars, rounds, silver eagles etc. Buying coins & paper currency: silver dollars, pre 1964 silv. halves-quarters & dimes. 40 years experience buying coins & precious metals. Get our price before selling. Free gold testing.
TERMS: Cash or approved check. Dealer’s must have copy of seller’s certificate.We reserve the right to hold merchandise until funds clear. Sizes & descriptions are approx. & subject to error. Everything sold as is, where is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit & bid them competitively. Limited phone bidding available. A buyer’s premium of 12 ½% with 2 ½% for cash or good check, will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. Ample parking. Catered. Handicapped accessible. Luxurious padded seating. Limited seating. Call Marilyn for seat reservations & availability. We accept Visa, Master Card & Discover Card. For info. about auction items, (near sale ) please call Holly at 207-563-8110.
ROBERT L. FOSTER
AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157
Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245
811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110
Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: RFoster@tidewater.net Auction Zip I.D. #2448
Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953
Member of Me. Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Assoc.